Health Care 'Strategically Targeted' In Eastern Ghouta, Red Cross Official Says10:52
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Syrians receive treatment for breathing difficulties at a clinic in Syria's eastern Ghouta on March 7, 2018, after regime airstrikes. (Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Syrians receive treatment for breathing difficulties at a clinic in Syria's eastern Ghouta on March 7, 2018, after regime airstrikes. (Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)

The International Committee of the Red Cross operates on an annual budget of $1.8 billion and provides aid to people in more than 80 countries, such as conflict-ridden Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan and Myanmar. Some of its latest efforts include a stalled push to deliver much-needed food and medical supplies into Syria's rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Yves Daccord (@YDaccordICRC), director-general of the ICRC, about managing the crises, the future of humanitarian aid and recent news of sexual misconduct within the organization.

This segment aired on March 8, 2018.

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